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2014-05-07 09:48:35

Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.

2014-05-07 08:33:54

BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AG Mednet and the board-certified, fellowship-trained radiologists at

2014-05-07 08:31:41

DALLAS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com offers "EpiCast Report: Gout - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023" and "EpiCast Report: Atrial Fibrillation

Avian Influenza Viruses Identified In Antarctic Penguins
2014-05-06 03:11:05

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adélie penguins from Antarctica.

2014-05-05 23:07:52

Join us for this month’s calendar of webinars hosted by Xtalks, featuring insightful discussions about clinical data, biomarkers, drug discovery & development, oncology and pharmacovigilance

Preventable Deaths Are Leading Cause Of Premature Mortality, Especially In Southeastern US
2014-05-02 10:23:03

While some Americans are struck down by random accidents or hereditary conditions, many Americans are killed each year due to preventable diseases, such as lung cancer.

2014-05-01 23:09:54

Informative webinar will focus on lessons learned and applied to the standardization and optimization of global clinical trials.

2014-04-30 23:12:31

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and Cambridge Journals, a division of Cambridge University Press, have announced a new publishing partnership for SHEA's flagship

2014-04-30 11:04:25

A large proportion of strokes may not be attributable to known causative risk factors.

Mystery Of 1918 Pandemic Flu Virus Solved
2014-04-29 03:47:04

University of Arizona researcher Michael Worobey and his team have discovered the key to understanding influenza pandemics may lie in previous flu exposure during childhood


Latest Epidemiology Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals.  Plant life is also...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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2011-02-17 15:02:05

Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...

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Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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